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Bacteria control how infectious they become, study finds
...RfaH work only at specific sites is, in a sense, a genius
way to prevent it from interfering with NusG,?Artsimovitch said. “It seems that the only genes that RfaH can't regulate are those controlled by NusG.? Bacteria can survive without RfaH, but not without NusG. Yet without RfaH, bacteria lose the abil...
Genes and genius: Researchers confirm association between gene and intelligence
...to be the difference between whether a person is a genius
or has below-average intelligence." Dick's team comprehensively studied the DNA along the gene and found that several variations within the CHRM2 gene could be correlated with slight differences in performance IQ scores, which measure a person's ...
Two nerve cells in direct contact
...Alexander Borst enthused about the discovery: "The genius
of this circuitry is in its simplicity: with a single electrical link between two cells from the halves of the brain, one cell is selective for rotation flow fields." Whether nature has constructed similarly simple mechanisms in mammals is still uncl...